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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN
Starting Point : the SDGEA
SDGEA in brief
Vision
Mission
Strategies
FAS' role
Background
 
MEMBERS
Thematical Focal Points
Member organizations
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OSIWA : Strategic Partnership
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ACTIVITIES
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CIVIL SOCIETY
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COUNTRY / REPORTS
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SDGEA Framework Women’s Framework
The adoption of the SDGEA in 2004 and the creation of the campaign “Gender is my agenda” in 2006 are the result of many progresses that could be realized in the framework of the following declarations and strategies agreed upon among the women participating at the women’s African Union pre-summit consultative meetings.
Women’s AU Pre-Summit Consultative meetings
Women’s
Framework
Main Outcomes

1st consultative meeting
Durban, South Africa
June 2002

Durban Declaration on    
Mainstreaming Gender and Women’s Effective Participation in the AU

Adoption of Gender Parity Principle in AU Commission

2nd consultative meeting
Dakar, Senegal
April 2003

Dakar Strategy

Establishment of AU Gender Directorate

3rd consultative meeting
Maputo, Mozambique
June 2003

Maputo Declaration

Election of 5 women commissioners out of 10 and Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in
Africa (ACHPR)

4th consultative meeting
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
June 2004

Addis: African Women’s Contribution to the Declaration on Mainstreaming Gender in AU

Adoption of the Solemn Declaration for Gender Equality in Africa (SDGEA) by Heads of State, and the African Women Committee for Peace and Development (AWCPD) is integrated to the AU and becomes the Africa Union Women’s Committee (AUWC)

5th consultative meeting
Abuja, Nigeria
January 2005

Abuja Recommendations for Civil Society Monitoring and Evaluation of the SDGEA

Initiation of Gender is my Agenda Campaign, and the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in
Africa enters into force after being ratified by 16 member-states.

6th consultative meeting
Tripoli, Libya
July 2005

Tripoli Commitment

Creation of monitoring and evaluating mechanisms for SDGEA & MOU;
Pre-Summit with Minister of Women’s Affairs

7th consultative meeting
Dakar, Senegal
October 2005

Dakar Strategic Partnerships

Commitment of States to involve civil society in monitoring and evaluating processes of the SDGEA

8th consultative meeting
Banjul, Gambia
June 2006

Banjul Call for Action

Launching of the Campaign “Gender is my Agenda”, and AU Resolution on Gender adopted

 


 


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